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Synonyms for deceive
dɪˈsiv

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. deceive, lead on, delude, cozen(verb)

    be false to; be dishonest with

    Synonyms:
    betray, lead astray, cozen, lead on, delude

    Antonyms:
    undeceive

  2. deceive, betray, lead astray(verb)

    cause someone to believe an untruth

    "The insurance company deceived me when they told me they were covering my house"

    Synonyms:
    cuckold, cheat on, lead astray, misguide, grass, bewray, delude, give away, lead on, betray, shit, stag, shop, cozen, mislead, misdirect, wander, rat, cheat, denounce, tell on, snitch, sell, fail, lead off

    Antonyms:
    undeceive

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. deceive

    Synonyms:
    trick, cheat, beguile, delude, gull, dupe, take in, over reach, mislead, betray, ensnare, entrap, circumvent

    Antonyms:
    enlighten, advise, illumine, guide, disabuse, undeceive, deliver

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. deceive(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    delude, cheat, dupe, gull, cozen, fool, befool, trick, circumvent, overreach, chouse, diddle, beguile, hood-wink, impose upon, make a fool of, play a trick upon, pull wool over one's eyes

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    mislead, delude, fool, cheat, hoodwink, disappoint, defraud

How to pronounce deceive?

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